Thanksgiving Essentials: Sweets & Drinks

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Thanksgiving is around the corner, so it’s time to start planning the menu! Sure, you’ve thought about the turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and gravy. I wouldn’t even be surprised if you’ve got your eye on a special cranberry sauce recipe by this point. But what about the other Thanksgiving Day essentials that are less touted? …

Red Wine & Rose Water Brownies

Brownies, Chocolate, Cookies, Dessert, Holidays, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

There are two types of people on this earth. Ones who like their brownies chewy and ones who like them cakey. You just chose a side, didn’t you? It all comes down to texture preference. I was raised on thick blocks of light, neatly cut, cakey brownies. My husband was raised on thin slices of …

Mascarpone Rainbow Pizza

Appetizers, Brands, Dessert, Fruit, Pies, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

If you have been following along with the blog, then you are well aware that October was National Pizza Month. Yes, awesome. I know. And to celebrate that sacred month of observance, I teamed up with Mama Mary’s® to bring you two sponsored recipe posts: the first was the seasonally appropriate Spicy Harvest Pizza and the second …

Spring Fruit Galette with Bob’s Red Mill

Brands, Dessert, Fruit, Gluten Free, Holidays, Pies, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

There is one tradition that is a must in my household come Easter and its name, my friends, is baking.  From sweet hotcakes to a rustic bundt, it’s a requirement for the holiday.  Not only is it wonderful to get spoiled with a bit of sugary decadence, it’s a wonderful bonding activity that has been …

Big Apple Cheesecake

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Are you the type of person that associates food with wonderful memories?  You know, how every time you bite into a creamsicle you’re transported to the childhood summer you learned to swim?  Well, today I’m teaming up with Stella cheeses to bring you a yummy recipe that conjures up a night out, enjoying dinner and a show.  Living in Manhattan, some …

Gevalia + Rosewater Whipped Cream

Coffee, Creams, Dessert, Product Reviews, Recipes, Sweets, Tutorial

Do you remember the sheer exhilaration that pulsed through your veins the first time your crush acknowledged your existence?  You know, that moment that he actually made eye-contact with you, gave you a half-smile, and sent your heart into cardiac arrest?  Well, I just had one of those moments… with Gevalia Coffee. For the past decade, …